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The President and the Intelligence Community: The Importance of the Relationship - Fascinating Case Studies of John Kennedy, George H.W. Bush, and George W. Bush, Including Bay of Pigs, Desert Storm
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,150. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » White house
This study identifies the correlation between the quality of the U.S. president's relationship with the intelligence community and intelligence failures. This research also evaluates how the relationship changes over the course of a presidency in an effort to identify factors that contribute to a working relationship strong enough to mitigate the risk of intelligence failures.
Cuban Missile Crisis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2018 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The Cuban missile crisis, commonly known as the Caribbean crisis in Russian terms and October crisis in Cuban terms is the time highlighting the juxtaposition between the Soviet Union, Cuba, and the United States.
Blackbird: Cold War Spyplanes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,100. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Cold War drove military innovation and none more than the need to spy on Soviet Bloc countries in the 1950s. The best way to spy other than tap phones and have agents on the ground was from the air. For this several cutting edge aircraft were designed and built by the legendary Kelly Johnson and Lockheed Skunk works – which pushed the boundaries of technology.
Force and Accommodation in World Politics: Bargaining with Threats and Incentives, Carrots and Sticks, Case Studies of Quemoy Crisis, Berlin, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam War, Kennan and Containment
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 125,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The major purpose of this book is to point out that for a variety of reasons, conciliatory approaches—accommodative measures— have too often been avoided by the United States and, if used, have too often been undervalued in comparison to military force.
The Officer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,990. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Wild Blue U: Foundation of Honor - The Officer continues the historical saga chronicling the United States Air Force Academy. The Officer unveils the arduous training of America’s leaders, showcasing empathetic, larger-than-life characters set against a fascinating tapestry of historical fact.
Only in the Mind of the Enemy: Can Deterrence Effectiveness be Measured? Military Deception, Historical Cases, Japan World War II, Cuban Missile Crisis, Libya, Iraq, Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The concept of deterrence is as old as war, but determining if deterrence activities and messages are having the desired effect on the adversary decision maker is challenging since the adversary will not readily admit to being deterred.
Bay of Pigs and Cuban Missile Crisis: Presidential Decision-Making and its Effect on Military Employment During the Kennedy Administration - Fidel Castro, Domino Theory, Covert Operations, Khrushchev
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,690. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study investigates the methods by which President John F. Kennedy arrived at decisions to deploy the military in the conduct of foreign policy.
My Day in the Navy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » History » American
It's her thirteenth birthday. When a friend of her family invites Linda and her mom and dad to participate in a dependents' cruise on an aircraft carrier, Linda is delighted. But will the events of the day prove to be happy ones, or is Linda in for a very unusual surprise?
Were You Born Stupid? Tales of an Hispanic-American Family
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,290. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
“Were you born stupid?” is a phrase I often heard my father ask me as the eldest of his seven children. This memoir is of what now seems an enchanted childhood, written through a boy’s eyes, set in the 1950’s through 70’s, growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. It relates the trials and triumphs of a large Hispanic family, a life abundantly joyful, at times brutal, ever hopeful.
Comes a 5th Horseman
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,920. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Publisher's Place. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A winding tale of historical happenstance around the Cuban Missile Crisis…more real that imagined. A unique reading experience that will keep you on the edge of your seat as the world arguably came closer to destroying itself than it had ever before in the history of mankind.